Tag Archives: security

Tresor-not

Over at the Personal Clouds list, the topic of Tresorit came up.  The service provides “completely secure cloud storage” and offers USD$10k to anyone who can hack the client-side encryption.  The word Tresor is either an encryption method designed to … Continue reading

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Spam origin experiment

One of the first things I did when I registered t-rob.net was to set up my new email address.  The second thing I did was to delete the spam email that arrived a moment later. Spam is the scourge of … Continue reading

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Do you consider your digital identity a separate self or is it identical to your real-world self?

Meanwhile, in a parallel universe, Margaret writes: Do you consider your digital identity a separate self or is it identical to your real-world self #edcmooc. I think the question is not whether the digital self is the same as the … Continue reading

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IoT Device on-boarding for real people

Did your grandmother walk 5 miles to school?  Uphill?  Both ways? Each generation has their hardship stories.  I remember telling my kids “When I was your age, I had to walk all the way across the living room to change … Continue reading

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Futurist’s Groundhog Day

It’s deja vu all over again One aspect of intentcasting that fascinates me is how recursive it is.  VRM is the manifestation of a desire for intentcasting in an environment which lacks a framework for intentcasting.  It needs to bootstrap … Continue reading

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Applying software’s customer interaction models to hardware

If you haven’t heard about Vendor Relationship Management, you should take a look.  As a consumer, VRM gives you more power in the relationships with your vendors, even if they don’t participate.  But for vendors who participate, VRM transforms the … Continue reading

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Research Center responds

My last post described my experience on discovering that a state-run University’s policy is to disclose the home address and phone numbers of all its students by default on its online directory.  I was all the more surprised to discover … Continue reading

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